• Kyodo


A Chinese woman who went missing after filing for refugee status in Japan in 1998 to avoid China’s one-child policy has turned herself in to immigration authorities in Yokohama 32 months after her disappearance, her lawyer said Friday.

Li Xuemei, 28, who has since married a Japanese national, went to the Yokohama immigration office on Monday to obtain special permission to remain in Japan, the lawyer said.

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